Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Shipbuilding

U.S. Shipping Companies to Spend $87 Million in Great Lakes Region this Year

American shipping companies operating the U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet will invest nearly $87 million at shipyards and facilities across the region this year, according to new figures released by the...

February 23, 2021
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation Into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has formally launched its into claims that Canada’s pending ballast water regulations will unfairly hurt U.S.-flagged vessels. The launching of the investigation follows a petition...

June 17, 2020
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Blog

Maintaining and Modernizing U.S.-Flag Lakers Will Keep Great Lakes Shipyards Busy This Winter

With an off-season investment average of $1.5 million per vessel, the Lakers Carriers’ Association tells why maintaining and modernizing U.S.-Flag Lakers is good for the economy, the environment and the...

December 13, 2011
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
News

U.S.-Flag Lakers’ Cargo Up 3.2 Percent in October

CLEVELAND—U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (“lakers”) carried 9.8 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in October, a weather-driven decrease of 3 percent compared to September, but an increase of 3.2 percent compared...

November 22, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Maritime News

U.S.-Flag Lakers Move An Extra 470,000 Tons of Cargo in January

CLEVELAND—U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (“lakers”) carried 3.4 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in January, an increase of 46 percent over a year ago. The January float was also 18 percent...

February 11, 2011
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Thursday, January 20, 2011
Maritime News

U.S.-Flag Laker Cargos Up 33.4 Percent in 2010

CLEVELAND—U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (“lakers”) carried 88.7 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in 2010, an increase of 33.4 percent over 2009. Shipments were, however, nearly 10 percent off the industry’s...

January 20, 2011
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